Boulder Community Hospital Diet Clerk - Foothills in Boulder, Colorado

Halftime - 20 hours a week - Variable Shifts Weekends

Position Summary

Under general supervision, assists the Therapeutic Dietitians in administering the nutritional program for Boulder Community Hospital. Responsible for procedures of patient service in the Diet Office.

Job Qualifications

Education or Formal Training

High School diploma preferred. Some working computer knowledge.

Special Qualifications (licensure, registration, etc.)


Knowledge, Skill and Ability

  1. Knowledge of both administrative and therapeutic diet procedures for optimum operation of hospital dietary services.

  2. Displays sound judgment, initiative, tact and ability to work effectively with all members in a

  3. health care team.

  4. Excellent phone skills and organizational skills.

  5. Basic understanding of diets. Knowledge of food and diabetic substitutions.


At least one year successful experience in a heathcare food service setting preferred.

Materials and Equipment Directly Used

  1. Diet Cardex.

  2. Diet Instruction materials.

  3. Computers.

  4. Telephone.

Working Environment/Physical Activities

  1. Hospital diet office and kitchen.

  2. Position involves sitting, standing, stretching, walking and stair climbing.

  3. Pulls/pushes loaded tray carts.

  4. Routinely lifts 10 pounds and occasionally lifts 25-30 pounds.